The buzz on the adventure circuit
A Real Georgia Beach
"You Are in Bear Country"
Close encounters of the bear-human kind are skyrocketing, though actual attacks remain few and far between. Hopefully, new outreach education efforts will keep things that way.
Moonscapes and Mountain Chickens
The Great Indoors
You know the type. They're Martha Stewart's worst nightmare. They're (usually) men of a certain age and outdoor inclination who track in mud, dump wet gear on the carpet, and clean God-knows-what in the kitchen sink. Isn't it beautiful?
One Nation, Under Ted
Ted Turner and his son Beau arent your typical green crusadersthe kid is a hook-and-bullet guy, and dad is hatching plans to sell buffalo burgers as theme food. But together they control 1.8 million acres of prime U.S. ranchland, where theyre unloading a fortune to revive endangered species, revolutionize grazing, and (dont tell the neig
The Wild File
Best Trips of 2001: Global Warning
The Galapagos Unveiled
Access and Resources
The Ballad of Lonesome George
Damned with us and damned without us, the Galápagos continue to attract hordes of nature-loving visitors. But whether you're drawn by the majesty of Darwin's discoveries or mesmerized by the brutal spectacle of survival, remember this: Evolution happens.
In these fragile, frigid ecosystems, the phrase tread lightly takes on a whole new meaning
Best Trips of 2001: Africa
Best Trips of 2001: Most Remote
Eyes on the Veld
Deep in South Africa's interior sprawls Kruger National Park, the crown jewel of game preserves with 2,500 lions, 2,750 rhinos, 8,500 elephants, 30,000 zebras, 100,000 impalas...and 650 miles of boundary wire keeping animals in and poachers out. Welcome to the postmodern Eden, where everyone behaves—or else.